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alm99

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Oct 30, 2008
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Need some help. I am looking at buying a refurbed iMac for the kids 8 and 6 for some online stuff.

Would this machine with the processor above and maximum RAM of 2gb still be fully capable of running recent flash games?
 

TSE

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Jun 25, 2007
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It still could be a decent web browsing, iTunes, and office computer... multitasking will be limited and HD fullscreen video may be a no, however.
 

macmastersam

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I say find a refurbed 21" might have a bit more functionality and spec for your money.

And also, you can bump the RAM up to 8 GB on the more latest models as well, which would be good for 2 users as well.
 

alm99

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Oct 30, 2008
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If i am not looking to do HD video would the machine suffice for online kid learning games?
 

macdudesir

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Jan 16, 2011
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im not sure 1.83mhz is capable of booting snow leopard ;). in all seriousness though, I think it would be fine for web browsing...however, you are kind of pushing it with flash games...they can even give my 2011 quad core i5 a run for its processor...it uses 50-60% of my processor...(as a whole)
 
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